Author Archives: Stella

Meta-Learning

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about meta-learning. The idea of meta-learning came from Donald B. Maudsley (1979) in the field of social psychology. Maudsley described meta-learning as “the process by which learners become aware of and increasingly in … Continue reading

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People In Montreal

I like to dedicate this to some of my friends in Montreal. They all contributed to making my time there so memorable.Thanks!

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Jean-Talon Market

One of my favorite hang out spot is the Jean-Talon Market and the surrounding area. Good food, diverse neighborhood and good people watching in general. I am drawn to all the colors and the movement of the market. Excellent location … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Parlor in Montreal

There is no lacking of ice cream parlor or gelato places in Montreal. One of my favorite is just round the corner from the Visual Arts Centre where I take my class. It is called Le Bilboquet on Sherbrooke Street, … Continue reading

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Westmount

Today, I am posting a couple sketches from Westmount, where I am taking my painting class from the Visual Arts Centre. The Visual Arts Centre started out as the Potter’s Club in 1946 but now they have over 1000 students … Continue reading

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A couple of skeches around town

Here is one I did while strolling around McGill University campus. The other one is one of my cafe scene as I seem to spend most of the time in and around cafes observing people. Montreal is an excellent place … Continue reading

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Montreal Botanical Garden

Spent a lovely day at the Jardin botanique de MontrĂ©al (Montreal Botanical Garden). I am going to dedicate this site to some of my travel sketches while I am away this year globe trotting. So this is a first of … Continue reading

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Open City Workshop Recap

To said that I attended the Edmonton Open City Workshop today was an understatement. Rather, I like to think that I actively engaged in conversations about open information and data, shared ideas with my fellow citizen, and collaborated with our … Continue reading

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Fifteen e-learning people to follow on Twitter

These are educators I follow on my e-learning list and I found their tweets valuable and they are active twitterers. They are not in any particular order: Steve Wheeler @timbuckteeth Grainne Conole @gconole Josie Fraser @josiefraser Don Tapscott @dtapscott David … Continue reading

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Aardvark as knowledge management/e-learning tool

So I have been playing around with Aardvark lately. What is Aardvark? In a nutshell, it is a question and answer service. You ask a question, and you get an answer back from someone in real time. Aardvark’s job is … Continue reading

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